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Spectacled bulbul

Binomial name: Pycnonotus erythropthalmos, Allan Octavian Hume, 1878

The Spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus erythropthalmos), also known as the Lesser Brown Bulbul, is a bird in the bulbul family. It is known in Malay as Merbah Kecil. It is endemic to Southeast Asia.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pycnonotidae
Genus
Pycnonotus
Species
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos

Synonyms

  • Pynonotus pusillus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Spectacled bulbul (pycnonotus erythropthalmos)

Spectacled bulbul (pycnonotus erythropthalmos)

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Distribution map of Spectacled bulbul, Pycnonotus erythropthalmos in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krung National Park
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Chong
  • Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khuan Khanun District, Phatthalung
  • Khura Buri District, Phang Nga
  • Kromluang Chumphon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Sirinat National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Tai Rom Yen National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Yan Ta Khao District, Trang

Range map of Pycnonotus erythropthalmos in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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